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Synonyms for compassion

Synonyms for compassion

sympathetic, sad concern for someone in misfortune

Synonyms for compassion

a deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering

the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it


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On the weekend, though, the amount of time men spend working is less, but the time women spend on work around the house and caring for others is unchanged.
They learned about caring for others, the role of the vet and how best to look after their own pets.
Their compassionate but practical support comes of caring for others and turning that care into positive action.
I knew then that caring for others was to become the focus of my entire life,'' she said.
He can save me from the drudgery or exasperation of dealing with or caring for others as I remember that whatever I do or say to them, I do or say to him.
He said: "I know of many people on Wearside who devote their lives to caring for others, often with little recognition.
Our school emphasizes family and community involvement, caring for others and especially those less fortunate than we are,'' said Roland Faucher, director of Countryside Prep.
Representing 22 individual artisans, this unique exhibition of quilts, bedspreads, wall hangings, and embroidery is a collection of fabric arts presented in a patriotic theme that reveal shared values of community, country, camaraderie, and caring for others.
Seizing the opportunity to use football as a metaphor in Sunday's sermons, Pastor Phil Price echoes Medvitz's sentiments about caring for others.
Gregg and Vicki are great examples of something that's central to our company creed - caring for others," said Becky Padgett, Chief People Officer.
Mitzvah Day '97 is a galvanizing event through which Jews can choose, reflect and act on volunteer opportunities that express the call for social action for caring for others, peace, equality and concern for the environment.
The Catholic World Youth Day ads focus on young Catholics, gay and straight, and present a positive message of sexuality, responsibility and caring for others.
Never before had a property been introduced for children that was specifically designed to help teach them the importance of caring for others and sharing ones special feelings.
Care Bears were first introduced in 1982 by American Greetings and were specifically designed to help teach children the importance of caring for others and sharing special feelings.
Cooperatives--democratically controlled enterprises, created and used by their member-owners--are guided by values of democracy, equality, equity, solidarity, social responsibility and caring for others.